Speakers for your event

Dynamic and engaging speakers with relevant information

We have numerous great speakers on staff that present on a variety of topics.

Executive Director

Ken Coles can speak about his recent Nuffield Scholarship trips and experiences, Precision planters, ag policies and politics, leadership, and non-profit governance.

Research Manager

Mike Gretzinger can share information related from our trials on maximizing barley while minimizing lodging, rotation studies, novel crops including hemp, quinoa, and grain corn.

Field Tested Manager

Lewis Baarda will bring years of experience to talk about on-farm research and innovation, precision agriculture, field mapping and the practical application of ag technologies. His project presentations include seed alfalfa, spore trapping, VRI, GR kochia, flea beetles & neonics and variable rate technology.

Custom Research Manager

Trevor Deering manages our Custom Research Projects. Call him if you have a project where you need third party results or simply want done on your terms. He makes sure clients get solid results by making sure everything happens when it should in the field and carefully analyzing the data.

Field Operations Lead

Carlo Van Herk can talk about strip tillage, seed canola or ARD strip till canola project.

Communications Manager

Claudette Lacombe can bring 20+ years of experience to lead strategic planning sessions, communication, and media training.